Noctuidae : Noctuinae

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Red Chestnut
Cerastis rubricosa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.336/2139
Norfolk status
Appearing in the first warm days of March and April.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, gardens.

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/04/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
15/04/2015228TF60 - Downham/Fincham
15/04/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/04/2015328TF60 - Downham/Fincham
10/04/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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